Academy of Greenlawn
Hello, my name is Karen Krupka. I am the owner and manager of the child care learning center, Kiddie Academy of Greenlawn. I am thrilled to be a new part of this community! I will be here with a strong group of caring associates to ensure that the ever-changing needs of our growing future leaders are assessed and exceeded.
Being a parent who has gone through the child care selection process, I know your questions and concerns are wide ranging and I will be on-site daily, along with my Director, to discuss them. Let us describe to you all aspects of our center, which was designed and built to meet your needs and those of your children.
The center features an expansive age-separated playground and state-of-the-art security system. And, we have a fully trained and nurturing staff to guide your child through our age appropriate curriculum. Aside from these elements, the facility itself incorporates some basic creature comforts that we feel our clients will enjoy and appreciate; such as complimentary businesses and convenience stores nearby, ample parking and the aid of a traffic light to get you in and out easier.
Please take advantage of our offer and commitment to you by calling to schedule an appointment, collecting your questions and paying us a visit. We look forward to getting to know you and your children, our future leaders.
Hello there! My name is Alissa Repetti and I am the Director at Kiddie Academy of Greenlawn! I manage all aspects of the day to day operations of the center to ensure that your child(ren) are safe, nurtured and enjoy their early years while in our care and at the same time preparing them for their future.
My background has predominantly been in early childhood settings of which I have been in administration for over eight years. Although I have worked for two larger corporate centers, most recently as Director, I am especially looking forward to working with your children here, because I believe in the Kiddie Academy Philosophy and curriculum and our own Team Approach to learning and fun. I have extensive experience with center management, incorporating policies and procedures, quality assurance, teamwork and a client focused atmosphere. I hold an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. My graduate studies resulted in a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education from Bank Street College of Education in Manhattan.
My formal education and past experiences in the classroom have certainly influenced my personal philosophy on early childhood education. But, I am balanced by the on-going adventure of raising my two beautiful daughters! So, I’m not just doing this job from a professional standpoint. I know how hard it is to trust someone with your most prized possession, your child(ren).
Our curriculum fosters academic learning, independence, language, and introduces children to the world around them. Children in child care settings have exposure to social issues that are challenging: sharing, taking turns, delayed gratification, and self expression. Your child(ren) will develop social/emotional skills as they are encouraged by our staff to “Use Their Words”, problem solve, engage in conflict resolution and function as an individual within a community—all life long skills exercised before they enter Kindergarten!
Our staff will relate to each child with their nurturing and energetic dispositions. These associates have a clear sense of responsibility and maintain a professional atmosphere, but at the same time, also love to be silly and have fun in the classrooms with the children. They are committed to ensuring that our standard operating procedures and policies are followed to provide a safe and healthy learning environment for your child(ren).
On-going communication between parents, staff and administrators and our Open Door Policy help us maintain a successful child care center because it strengthens rapports and builds trust. I know that you will immediately feel at ease and notice the warm, home-like atmosphere we’ve created at our Center. I’m looking forward to scheduling your tour, meeting your family and welcoming your child(ren) into our center! Our adventure is just beginning…there are lots of good times and happy memories ahead!